Real-Time Communication on AWS - Real-Time Communication on AWS

Real-Time Communication on AWS

Best Practices for Designing Highly Available and Scalable Real-Time Communication (RTC) Workloads on AWS

Publication date: May 5, 2022 (Document revisions)


Today, many organizations are looking to reduce cost and attain scalability for real-time voice, messaging, and multimedia workloads. This paper outlines the best practices for managing real-time communication (RTC) workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS), and includes reference architectures to meet these requirements. This paper serves as a guide for individuals familiar with real-time communication on how to achieve high availability and scalability for these workloads.

This paper includes reference architectures that show how to set up RTC workloads on AWS, and best practices to optimize the solutions to meet end user requirements while optimizing for the cloud. The Evolved Packet Core (EPC) is out of scope for this whitepaper, but the best practices detailed here can be applied to Virtual Network Functions (VNFs).

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